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Porters Point Road functions as an arterial road. Planned improvements include an upgrade to the West Lakeshore/Prim intersection, an extension of the West Lakeshore Drive Path from Church Road to Prim Roads, and in the more distant future, a path along Prim Road. Commercial development of an appropriate scale to serve the neighborhood should continue around Warners Corners. This area, at the intersection of Prim Road and Heineberg Drive, should also continue to see redevelopment of existing commercial sites. Alternative energy facilities should be small in scale and held to the same standards as commercial and residential development. Many of these wetlands

in this neighborhood will continue to be protected by the State through wetland buffer requirements and the Town’s Water Protection Overlay District. Over the term of this plan, this District is anticipated to be changed, to better address fluvial erosion hazard areas, such as the banks of the Winooski River. This is an area that could also benefit from public transportation linking the neighborhood to downtown Burlington. During the term of this plan, grants to study public transportation options should be evaluated to explore if there is a costeffective service that could provide reasonable service time to Burlington. The Porters Point Road area is a mostly built-out suburban

The Bay As distinguished from the water area of inner and outer Malletts Bay, this neighborhood spans the area from the Winooski River north to the West Lakeshore Drive and Marble Island Neighborhoods bounded on the west by the Winooski River and Lake Champlain and on the east by Malletts Bay Ave. Neighborhood. It is a gateway from the City of Burlington and is developed with a mixture of retail, commercial and professional office uses along the Heineberg/Prim Road corridor surrounded by medium-density residential neighborhoods and the large floodplains to the south and east. This corridor is designated as mixed-use, with the surrounding area designated at suburban residential. The majority of the properties along the Heineberg Drive and Prim Road corridor are zoned General Development One. These roads function as regional arterial roads as part of the Route 127 Corridor and also serve local road functions.

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Town of Colchester's 2019 Town Plan  

The Town of Colchester's 2019 Town Plan is the long-term (20+ year) plan for the community that, while primarily focusing on land use, provi...

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